The meings of the cards pichers.

Every picher tells a story.

Althow the design of card will very from places to places I have included these scanned pitchers from a commonly used design of pack. The description of the cards is the description that is most commonly used and so is more widely excepted. This is also true for the meanings of the cards as well. These descriptions and meanings are only a brief out line and are not definatize. You can find more detailed descriptions and the reverts meanings else where on the Internet.

 

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This card is usaly depchered by a drowing of a britly colered jester playing near the eage of an abyss. The abyss holds no fear for him, not because he is brave but because he is happy and cear free. The princes of fun, games and lathter.

The mening of the card is:- Folly, thoughtlessnes, extravagances, rashness, passion for them self and lack of consideration.

THE FOOL
LE MAT

This card is often depichered with a man behind a tabel of maigk of intresting items. althow some times it is a jugaler. Most of the time he is holding of jugaming with a wond this normaly pointing towords the skys and his right hand towords the earth. The dual simbalishon of this act is sead to sergest that all things on earth come from the gods abuth.

The mening of the card is:- Skill, Craft, Dexterity, Resolution, Self-control and confidence.

THE MAGICIAN

or

THE JUGGLER

LE BATELEUR

A tall, broad and statelt goddess of a woman, perfect in both boad and mind. Often she is depichered onding a staff of rod in her left hand with some sort of croun or tiara to note here importences. Some but not all cards will have a peacock depichring a range of beauty and knowledge.

The mening of the card is comanly:- Wisdom, Understanding, Knowledge Common sense and Enlightenment.

THE HIGH PRIESTESS
JUNON

The thered card is of a woman in power. She resides on a thrown wering brit blue,red and yellow clothing. She is wering a crown and has a septer in here rite hand. Oftern pichers of this nacher will have her wering two sets of pearls arownher neck simblising her wealth.

The mening of the card is normaly:- Evolution, Action, Fertility and Material wealth

THE EMPRESS
L'IMPERATRICE

Like his femael conterpart the Emperor wehers red, yellow and blue. He is a regal man, whering a gold crown and a gold amulet. In his rite hand is the septer by his left hand is the sheld of authority and the sord of power. Here the sord is red.

The mening of the card is that of:- Worldly power, Wealth, Indomitable spirit, Realization of goals and Endurance.

THE EMPEROR
L'EMPEREUR

The symbol of wisdom, the eagle, oftens acompanyes this man. The man is old but kindly and patient. In his rite hand he holds the rod of doctrine.

The mening of the card is:- Mercy, Goodness, Forgiveness, Compassion and Humility.

HIEROPHANT

or

POPE

JUPITER

This is nerly always depichered by two young pepal holding each other. Some sets us a hart with an arow throw it. Here however there is an angel in the skys abouth the cupal. This represents Cupid. The man to the rite of the cupal is an eldaly man with a cane that may serjest a vice or weeknes of some sort. The love of the two youthes are subgect to temptation from the old man and the influences of Cupid.

The mening of the card is comaly:- Love, Beauty, Tests, Harmony and Compatibility.

THE LOVERS
L'AMOUREUX

This card has to parts to it. First the man in the uperpart. This is a well drest solger wering dres armer and holding a aeptor. From his serandings it is sergested that he has conquered some where and is in the ex-strong hold of his enameys.

The second part is that of a chariot being palled by two horses in operset direcshons. Because of this the weels will be put under a lot of stress.

The mening of the card is seadto be:- War, Vengence, Victory, Trouble and conquest.

THE CHARIOT
LE CHARIOT

Some times the feger of justice apers with a blind fold sergesting that she is blind. This is incorect and the idea of "blind justice" was a P.R. exsasise made by thows in power.

This card on the other hand tels a difrent story. Here she holds both scales and the double edged sword. The scales indercate fairness and the sword represents that ether acshon can have a prefound resond on a situashon. She is a piller of moral strength never wavering. Also she is abel to see all of mans evil doings.

The mening of the card is normaly:- Equity, Justice, Fairness, Neutrality, Balance, Integrity and Honor.

JUSTICE
LA JUSTICE

This man is some times mistakon for a monk. He is an aged cloked man with a lanton in one hand and a magic stick in the other. He is also meant to be the "keeper of time".

Tridishonly this card means:- Prudence, Circumspection, Withdrawal, Self-denial and Wisdom

THE HERMIT
L'ERMITE

The blindfolded woman terning the weel of fortune is the fate and is blind foled from the bosebal consquense. The roses at the base of the weel signefise hope. The cupal at the top of the weel are selabrating asuccess and there deliverance. The man falling of the weel singefise death, misfortune, disper and sorrow. These two events hapon at the same time thus good and bad fortune is despenced evenly. There is nilery always 8 spokes signefing the each state of life.

The mening of the card is:- Destiny, Luck, Fate, Godsend, Fortune and Probability.

THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE
LA ROUE DE FORTUNE

This is a simpal picher. A "superman" is resaling a strong and ferces lion. The red club is discarded and not used as a sigh of grate iner and phisecal strenth. Some times the card is also reprseded by a lion.

The mening of the card is:- Courage, Energy, Determination, Strength Confidence and Intensity.

STRENGTH
LA FORCE

This picher shows a man with his man tied behind him and one feet tied to a stron beem. His exspreshon is one more of repentance and remorse raver then suffering.

The mening of the card is that of:- Surrender, Abandonment, Transition and Sacrifice.

THE HANGED MAN
LE PENDU

It may be coisadens but unlitghly that the death card is number 13. This depichers a sceleton reping a now baron land with a scythe. Some times this is depiched with a hooded figer holding the same scythe.

The mening of the card is usaly:- Death, Loss,Failure and Ruin.

DEATH
LA MORT

This shows a winged abgel poring from the urn of life in to a 6 sided urn. The ashon simblises frugality and discipline as she has not spilled a drop. The hill is the hill of wisdom and the waterfall is the passiong of the present in to the future.

Tredisnly the mening of the card is:- Patience, Frienship, Compatibility, Fusion, Reflection and Accommodation.

TEMPERANCE
TEMPERANCE

The story behind this picher is very difrent from place to place. But thay are all along the lines of a hornd, cloven hoved deval. Holding a pich fork coming to steel the soe of a remorseful amd sinfall person. Often a woman.

The mening most populer to this is:- Violence, Ravage, Fate,Shoxk, Fatality and Downfall.

THE DEVIL
LE DIABLE

This is a picher of a tower that has been struck by lightning from the hevens. One man falls from the tower head first to serten death. The other is being bered alive under the rubal.

The mening of the card is:- Disruption, Ruin, Misery,Terrible danger, Evil influences and Havic.

THE HOUSE OF GOD or

THE LIGHTNING STRUCK TOWER

LA MAISON DE DIEU

A yung girl is poring water in to a lake. The water from the urn simblises life and the ashon is simblising new ideas and concepts. The stars aboth her are that of hope. 3 red and 4 gold. The fackt that she is "skimply" drested simblises her ferginaty and inocenes.

The mening of the card is that of:- Hope, Insight,Good omen, Spiritual love and Trust.

THE STAR
L'ETOILE

The story for this card is also scechy. There is a man playing a musical instraben to pleasy the girl on the bocany. On the bocany is the sigh of Cancer the ruler of the moon. The moon is the britest in the sky signefing its importences.

The mening of the card is one of:-Danger. Error, Disillusionment, Deceit, False friends and Unknown enemies.

THE MOON
LA LUNE

The sun is blasing down on a boy anf girl who have the book of knowledge in there laps. The inbrase between then signifise happiness. The sun is abeol to dispell the moon.

The mening of the card is:- Triumph, Happiness, SeccessUnselfish love, Comfort and Joy

THE SUN
LE SOLEIL

the winged angel is that of Gabriel blowing on a red horn. This siblises the calling of all earthly soes to the hevens to receve judgment. The pepal of that of the earth.

The mening of this is tredisnaly of:- Result, Outcome,Readjustment and Rebirth.

JUDGMENT
LE JUGEMENT

The nude woman in the senter of a flowing wreath is that of nature it self. The eagle spreding its wings it that of attainment. The ball and lion are the keepers of truth. This card is the last in the pack as all that has taken places in the packs story culminates here now in ultimate completion and so the sical begins again.

Finaly this cards means:- Completion, Success, Synthesis,Ultimate change and Culmination.

THE WORLD
LE MONDE
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The hand is the hand of like. The flowersa pringing from the club respresents fertility and progress.

Meaning of this card:- Creation, Beginning, Birth and Invention.

Ace of Baton
Ace of Clubs

This man is a page bering unusual news. His baton is always in his right hand.

Meaning of this card:- Emissary, Entrusted, faithul and loyal friend or person.

Page of Batons
Scraped in faver of the Jack of Clubs
VALET DE BATON

This man is in a hurry and indicates a change. He is the Cavalier of Batons and is preparering of charging or an advancs.

Meaning of this card:- Journey, Flight and Absence.

Cavalier of Batons
Scraped in faver of the Jack of Clubs
CHEVALIER DES BATONS

This queen is a practical person with good gugment and connon sense. She will always have a baton in her right hand and some times a smaller scpter in her left.

Meaning of this card:- an Understanding, Friendly, Loving and honorable person.

 

Queen of Batons
Queen of Clubs
REINE DE BATON

This king is a more noble and elderly one then the King of Swords. He is loyal and devoted held in his sierported right hand is the baton of his suit.

Meaning of this card:- Matureaty, Wise, Devoshon and Friendly.

King of Batons
King of Clubs
ROI DE BATON

This large coin repesents a favorable and prosbrus outlook.

Meaning of this card:- Gold, Bliss, Riches and Wealth

Ace of Coins
Ace of Diamonds

This pageis mesmrized my the larg coin he is holding. He is unaware of the woruld around him. He is in a day dream.

Meaning of this card:- Study, Scholarship, Reflection and Respect of knowledge.

Page of Coins
Scraped in faver of the Jack Diamonds
VALET DE DENIER

This man site apon his horse with his sword in ahnd and a coin abovce him.

Meaning of this card:- Responsible person, Reliable, Patient and Persistent.

Cavalier of Coins
Scraped in faver of the Jack Diamonds
CHEVALIER DES DENIERS

This queen holds a coin in her right hand. She is intelligent and genarus.

Meaning of this card:- Well being, Grace, Dignity and Security.

Queen of Coins
Queen of Diamonds
REINE DE DENIER

The king of coins is on his thron holding high the sign of his suit, the coin. He is a capable and prosperous person.

Meaning of this card:- Business Acumen, Mathermatical ability and Loyal friend.

King of Coins
King of Diamonds
ROI DE DENIER

This cup represents love and happines and holds it in great abundance.

Meaning of this card:- Fulfillment, Joy, Fertility and Happiness.

Ace of Cups
Ace of Hearts

This is a loyal and helpful page.

Meaning of this card:- Loyalty and Meditative.

Page of Cups
Scraped in faver of the Jack of Hearts
VALET DE COUPE

This is a gracefull and contemplative man.

Meaning of this card:- Attraction, Inducemnet and Appeal.

Cavalier of Cups
Scraped in faver of the Jack of Hearts
CHEVALIER DES COUPES

This is a loving, devoted and practical queen.

Meaning of this card:- Beloved, Adored, Good friend and mother.

Queen of Cups
Queen of Hearts
REINE DES COUPES

This is a levelheaded, responsible, kind and considerate king. The king holds aloft ing his right hand the sigh of his suit, the cup.

Meaning of this card:- Learned and professional person.

King of Cups
King of Hearts
ROIDE COUPE

From the swords grows leaves and buds signifying progress and advancement.

Meaning of this card:- Strength, Power and Force.

Ace of Swords
Aces of Spades

This is a light footed but firm page.

Meaning of this card:- Spying, Agility and Vigilance.

Page of Swords
Scraped in faver of the Jack of Spades
VALET DES EPEES

This man is the defender of good and so simblises chivalry and bravery.

Meaning of this card:- Skill and Capacity.

Cavalier of Swords
Scraped in faver of the Jack of Spades
CHEVALIER DES EPEES

This queen has suffered a great loss to her.

Meaning of this card:- Mourning, Privation, Loneliness and Separation.

Queen of Swords
Queen of Spades
REINE DES EPEES

Thi sking of the suit swords is ment to represent power, authority and law.

Meaning of this card:- Force, power Justice and Superiority.

King of Swords
King of Spades
ROI DES EPEES

This tabel is a tabel of informashon regrding the rest of the cards.

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Overburdened, Excessive pressures and Problems soom to be resolved.
Ten of Batons
Ten of Clubs
Hidden enmies and Discpline.
Nine of Batons
Nine of Clubs
Speed.
Eight of Batons
Eight of Clubs
Success, Gain and Advantage.
Seven of Batons
Seven of Clubs
Conquest, Triumph and Gain.
Six of Batons
Six of Clubs
Struggle, Labor and Endeavors.
Five of Batons
Five of Clubs
Romance, Society and Harmony.
Four of Batons
Four of Clubs
Enterprise and Negotiation.
Three of Batons
Three of Clubs
Mature individual.
Two of Batons
Two of Clubs
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Riches, Seurity and Safety.
Ten of Coins
Ten of Diamonds
Material Well-being.
Nine of Coins
Nine of Diamonds
Craftsmanship.
Eight of Coins
Eight of Diamonds
Growth and Ingenuity.
Seven of Coins
Seven of Diamonds
Philanthropy.
Six of Coins
Six of Diamonds
Material trouble.
Five of Coins
Five of Diamonds
Skinflint and tight fisted.
Four of Coins
Four of Diamonds
Great skill in trade.
Three of Coins
Three of Diamonds
New troubles.
Two of Coins
Two of Diamonds
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Happiness, Joy, Pleasure and Love.
Ten of Cups
Ten of Hearts
Success and Good health.
Nine of Cups
Nine of Hearts
Shyness and Modesty.
Eight of Cups
Eight of Hearts
Fantasy and Daydreams.
Seven of Cups
Seven of Hearts
Memories and Past influences.
Six of Cups
Six of Hearts
Partial loss and Regret.
Five of Cups
Five of Hearts
Weariness, Disgust and Aversion.
Four of Cups
Four of Hearts
Healing and Solace.
Three of Cups
Three of Hearts
Love, Friendship and Union.
Two of Cups
Two of Hearts
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Pain, Sadness and Trouble.
Ten of Swords
Ten of Spades
Misery, Quarrel and Misery.
Nine of Swords
Nine of Spades
Crisis, Conflict and Turmoil.
Eight of Swords
Eight of Spades
New plans and Hope.
Seven of Swords
Seven of Spades
A trip or journey and Voyage.
Six of Swords
Six of Spades
Conquest and Degradation.
Five of Swords
Five of Spades
Respite, Rest and Solitude.
Four of Swords
Four of Spades
Sorrow, Strife and Removal.
Three of Swords
Three of Spades
Stalemate, Offsetting factors and Balance.
Two of Swords
Two of Spades

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